Selected Works

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On Yom Kippur, ten characters in synagogue, grappling with identity, meaning, repentance, forgiveness...
A contemporary Israeli-Palestinian conflict plays out against the backdrop of mythic Biblical rivalries.
Poetry
A new book of poetry with an old soul, a stunning cartography of the heart.
Memoir in poetry and prose
“Stories and poetry so captivating, powerful, wise… An extraordinary achievement!"
–Rabbi Lawrence Kushner

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Events

September 8, 2011 - Reflective Spiritual Writing Workshop in preparation for High Holidays at Congregation Beth Sholom, Teaneck, NJ

September 9-11, 2011 - Scholar-in-Residence with Rabbi Edward Feld at Congregation B'nai Jacob, Woodbridge, CT

October 23, 2011 - A Spiritual Life: Poetry Reading and Conversation at Temple Israel, Westport, CT

December 1-4, 2011 - United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Kallah 2011 in La Jolla, CA

December 14-18, 2011 - Union of Reform Judaism Biennial in Washington, DC

May 6, 2012 - A Poetry Beit Midrash: A Cartography of the Heart - Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester - Rye, NY

May 21, 2012 - Webinar - The Journey to Sinai: A Poetry Beit Midrash for the National Association of Temple Educators (NATE), the professional organization of Reform Jewish educators

July 22, 2012 - A Poetry Reading - Congregation Beth Israel of the Berkshires - North Adams, Massachusetts

October 4-5, 2012 - Poetry Reading - 35th Annual Literary Festival -- Old Dominion University - Norfolk, VA

January 11-13, 2013 - Scholar-in-Residence weekend with Rabbi Edward Feld - Congregation Beth El - La Jolla, CA

February 17 - March 17 - April 28 - May 19, 2013 - Four-session Spiritual Writing Workshop - Jewish Community of Amherst, Amherst MA

April 6, 2013 - Pioneer Valley Film Festival - facilitator for post-film-discussion of Israeli film The Other Son - Smith College, Northampton MA

August 22, 2013 - High Holiday Spiritual Writing Workshop: Preparing for the Days of Awe - JCA, Amherst MA

December 13-15, 2013 - Scholar-in-Residence weekend with Rabbi Edward Feld - Adath Israel Congregation - Cincinatti, Ohio

March 30, 2014 - Preparing ourselves for Pesach - a day long retreat of poetry beit midrash, spiritual writing, community - Nahar - NY, NY

April 2, 2014 - Spiritual Wriitng Workshop for Medical Ethics Conference - Yeshivat Chovevei Torah - Riverdale, NY

August 26, 2014 - Elul Spiritual Writing Workshop - Rimon Resource Center for Jewish Spirtuality in the Berkshires - Lenox, MA

March 27 - 29, 2015 - Scholar-in-Residence Egger Shabbaton with Rabbi Edward Feld - The Jewish Center - Princeton, NJ

May 17, 2015 - Panel on Jewish Liturgy and Poetry for Conference on Liturgy and Prayer sponsored by The Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood, in partnership with Mechon Hadar - Congregation Rodeph Sholom, NY, NY